This video takes us inside the factory as the Banner Lownsdale is being crafted to perfection. The Horween Chromexcel leather upper is fitted atop a Vibram sole, giving it a durable and rugged appeal that’s as wearable to work as it is to downtown.
With Mark McNairy now serving as WWM’s Creative Directory, expect to see some of Woolrich’s upcoming product to be infused with the designer’s signature stylings. The Para Boot for Fall 2011 is a confirmation of this as it’s a style we’d expect from the designer’s New Amsterdam line. The English-made Derby wingtip-brogue boot features an upper that’s mixed with Melton wool and full-grain leather, a stacked wooden heel and a Goodyear-welt sole.
Red Wing Shoes Amsterdam officially launches its online store today, with a comprehensive offering of the Red Wing shoe collection. Beyond the amazing shoe collection, you’ll also see that the store carries a well-curated selection of accessories, books, workwear-inspired clothing and Red Wing shoe care products. Some of the brands in the mix include Nigel Cabourn, Duluth Pack, Woolrich, Tanner Goods and a few others.
Tokyo faces a new reality after the tragedy of 3/11. While persistent challenges still lay ahead, the city’s creative class is hell-bent on making sure that their hometown thrives. Innovative and resilient, they are defining the future of Tokyo on their own terms. In this video series by Palladium Boots, Pharrell goes on to explore the city and all the inner happenings that drive this cultural city.
Italian label Diemme delivers this colorway of their Firenze boot exclusively for Nitty Gritty. It’s one the more versatile offerings from Diemme and the chocolate brown shell in suede is perfect for the winter season. “A lightweight plain toe suede boot with a white Christy Vibram Wedge Sole. Contrasting yellow laces, metal eyelets and heel pull loop.”
Portland’s Danner Boots delivers the Mountain Light Lownsdale, an exclusive to fellow Portland natives — Tanner Goods. The Lownsdale is constructed of genuine Chromexcel leather, from the world famous Horween tannery in Chicago, and is the first of its kind to be created at the factory in Portland. The Olive Chromexcel upper is hand welted to a Vibram flex 2061 outsole and fitted with nickel eyelets, while the inside is fitted with Gore-Tex® liner.
Christian Louboutin latest creation for men is his Mikaraja Flat, a patent leather slip-on that’s fitted with a beaded tassel on the tongue and sides. Available now through Christian Louboutin for $2,095 USD.
From Unionmade comes their latest collaboration with New England’s Alden. The McClaren Longwing wingtip shoe is offered up in a two-tone colorway of tan and brown and is built on a double oak sole for unparalleled comfort. The details are immense as the shoe features all-around reverse welt, hidden eyelets and round cordohyde laces.
Here we have a look at Hussein Chalayan x PUMA Urban Mobility collection for Fall 2011. The imagery gives us a look at the collection as a whole though our attention naturally gravitates to the footwear on display. The apparel features a darker color scheme with hints of color and graphics as well.
The collection is available through select PUMA Urban Mobility dealers. (via hypebeast)